When a pedestrian is struck by a motor vehicle, they can sustain multiple injuries including pelvic fractures. Imagine you are out for a leisurely walk to enjoy the beautiful weather, and suddenly a car deviates from the road and strikes you on … [Read more...] about Pedestrians at High Risk of Pelvic Fractures
Pedestrian Accidents Occur More Often at Night
Approximately 72% of the accidents involving pedestrian injuries occur at night. Anyone who lives in a big city would agree that walking along the streets comes with its own risks, especially when walking adjacent to a busy roadway. If a driver … [Read more...] about Pedestrian Accidents Occur More Often at Night
Bicyclists are 17 times more at risk of losing their life in a traffic accident!
Riding a bike, driving a motorcycle, or walking on the road puts you at greater risk of injury if you are hit by another driver. Considering the number of car accidents that occur every day, driving can be called one of the most dangerous … [Read more...] about Bicyclists are 17 times more at risk of losing their life in a traffic accident!
Wheelchair Users Account for 40% of Pedestrian Accident Fatalities
A new study shows that wheelchair-bound pedestrians who get involved in a car accident are more likely to suffer catastrophic injuries or even death. Pedestrian accidents are always serious; most of them result in serious injuries to the … [Read more...] about Wheelchair Users Account for 40% of Pedestrian Accident Fatalities
Parking Lot Accident Fault?
According to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS), around 20 percent of all motor vehicle accidents in the U.S. happen in commercial parking lots. Backing out of a diagonal parking space can be a challenge, even for skilled drivers. It … [Read more...] about Parking Lot Accident Fault?
How Many Pedestrians are Killed and Injured Each Year?
Every year, around 4,000 pedestrians are killed in motor vehicle accidents in the United States, and another 70,000 are injured. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines a pedestrian victim as anyone on foot, … [Read more...] about How Many Pedestrians are Killed and Injured Each Year?